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Paper Piecing Tips & Tricks

Does the idea of paper piecing make you want to break out in hives? You’re not alone, tons of quilters feel that way! Foundation paper piecing is a quilting technique born out of a need for precision, often used in blocks with irregular or unusual shapes, but it can be… Read More

Use Your Illusions, March 2015

Use Your Illusions is a high contrast, paper pieced pattern which includes instructions for both wall and lap sized quilts.  The name of the quilt was inspired by the Guns ‘N Roses album of the late 90’s.  The front cover quilt was quilted by Abby Latimer of Latimer Lane Quilting. Read More

Keeping it Zentresting, Developing Guild Programs & Fun

The guild is much more than just a monthly meeting! In this webinar, we will discuss ideas for programs, from sew-ins to swaps to retreats and much more. Kristen Ballou of the Seattle MQG, will lead you through the challenges of welcoming new members, getting to know everyone, and developing… Read More

Smubble, February 2015

The idea for this quilt came from artwork by Luli Sanchez. Now that I look back on the piece, it doesn’t look much like it at all. I named it Smubble for my own childish self-indulgence. Several years ago, my son was about 6 or 7 and he was fascinated… Read More

Road to Pasadena, January 2015

Road to Pasadena was inspired by the Arroyo Seco Parkway, the first freeway in LA. It runs between downtown LA and Pasadena, and it’s VERY curvy. … Read More